Ryan Yard is the director for the Enterprise Cloud Architecture team that specializes in designing and implementing OpenStack-powered private clouds. Ryan was once a management consultant responsible for enterprise deployments at Red Hat. He is also a classically trained composer with a deep abiding passion for 20th Century classical music. In fact, Ryan holds a Masters of Music in Film Scoring degree from NYU. If you’ve ever met Ryan, you probably remember him by his long dreadlocks, upbeat attitude and his ninja-like abilities to architect OpenStack-powered clouds.